|Wheels 'Checks In,' Kicks Off NASA Partnership with Foursquare|
NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Doug "Wheels" Wheelock became the first person to "check in" from space using the mobile social networking application Foursquare on Oct. 22. Wheelock's check in to the space station launches a partnership between NASA and Foursquare to connect its users to the space agency, enabling them to explore the universe and discover Earth.
Keywords: What -- Earth; What -- USERS
|Tweeps Tweet About Juno Mission|
Some 150 Tweeps, users of the social medium Twitter, meet with Juno mission scientists on August 4, 2011 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to learn about the spacecraft's 5-year journey to Mars. Juno launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station near Kennedy at 12:25 p.m. Eastern on August 5, 2011.
Keywords: Where -- Florida; What -- USERS; Where -- Mars
|All A-Twitter About Curiosity|
Users of the social medium, Twitter, hold a "Tweet-Up" at the Kennedy Space Center to hear and share details from scientists and engineers about the Mars Science Laboratory mission scheduled to liftoff Nov. 26.
Keywords: What -- MSL; What -- USERS; Where -- Mars